Otto von Below
General of Infantry, Commander-in-Chief, German 8th Army
16 February 1915

He was awarded the Pour le Merite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations during campiagns in East Prussia He was also recognized for successfull operation in the 2nd Winter Battle of the Masurian Lakes. He also received the Oakleaves.

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